Rara Lake Trekking
is a mesmerizing Trekking in Nepal
that takes you to the remote and reclusive region of Karnali in the Himalayan country. Rara Lake Trekking
is situated at the North West of Kathmandu in the isolated area of Karnali. If you seem to be fond of wilderness and prefer loneliness trek then you are perfect one to involve in a unique path of trekking in Rara Lake. Rara Lake Trekking
is an idyllic experience that takes you close to nature as you will witness the Rara Lake lying quietly amidst the lap of nature and Himalayas. The trail winds up along wonderful regions of remote Karnali as you will have quick look at the people from different ethnicity and culture. Rara Lake is the largest lake of Nepal and it is a sought after destination for the adventure seekers who visit this country. The grade of Rara Lake Trekking
is strenuous where maximum altitude attained is 3,710 meters.
The lucid and elevated height lake of Rara, which reflects the snowfall top of the Himalayas, is circled through black juniper forest, the blue pine, and Himalayan cypress. Lake Rara is admired for its peacefulness and serene location. In summer, the rainfall is less and hence it is the best time for trekking. Where as in the winter, there is heavy snowfall on the crest nearby the lake and in the autumn season trekkers are satisfied by means of abundance alpine flora.
The starting point for Rara Lake Trekking
is Nepalgunj. Geographically, Rara Lake is 5 km in length and 2 km broad and is the largest lake of Nepal. Similarly, Rara National Park is one of the finest places in Nepal to perceive wild animals like Musk Deer, Leopards, Ghorals, Himalayan black beer and other endangered animals just like red panda. This is known as a park for birds’ paradise so most of the birds’ lovers too visit this destination as many birds migrate here. Rara Lake Trekking as a holiday to Nepal will be your most memorable trek throughout your life.
The best season for this Rara Lake Trek is September to November and March to May. We offer 13 days Rara Lake trekking for fun seekers with arrival and departure date from Nepal. The itinerary is design by our experience staff. We will provide proper instruction and guidelines by our experienced crew, authentic information and other required essentials while making your memorable trip of Rara Lake Trekking
with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition. Tourist Link Treks also have fixed departure date for 2017 and 2018.
Arrive in Kathmandu
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Flight to Nepaljung
Flight to Jumla (2340m), trek to Padmara
Trek to Bumra
Trek to Pine (2430m)
Trek to Rara Lake (3040m)
Rest day and acclimatization
Trek to Ghorasain (3271m)
Trek to Sinja
Trek to Chere Chaur (2987m)
Trek to Jumla
Flight to Nepaljung, Kathmandu
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
As soon as you arrive to Tribhuvan Internatiuonal Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative staff very warmly and from there you will be transferred into the hotel where you will discuss about the itinerary in detail. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist Stupa in Boudhanath. You can also visit the Monkey Temple Swyambhunath, built in 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts. Overnight stay in a guest house.
Day 03: Flight to Nepaljung
From Kathmandu you will take a flight to Nepaljung on the third morning. Landing at the Airport, you will have some rest at the guesthouse and having something you can explore the surrounding areas. You will surely encounter the differences in your stay in Kathmandu and Nepaljung. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Flight to Jumla (2340m), trek to Padmara
On the 4th day again you will take another flight to Jumla from Nepaljung. Jumla is known for cultivating paddy. From Jumla you will carry on the trek towards the western part that is Padmara. Padmara is followed with two trails one is Gumgarhi and next one is Rara. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 05: Trek to Bumra
On the 5th day you will move to Bumra but mostly you will carry on away from Padmara, by growing all along towards the north side of Ghurseni watercourse. You will go away the final fields at 3048 m and mount to the initial pass, Khali Langa, 4 km from Padmara. Then, again you will be lead to the foot bridge and come down North for one hour all the way through intense forests to arrive a bridge positioned at 2743m. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 06: Trek to Pine (2430m)
On the following day you will arrive to Pine from Bumra by passing the brook by a log bridge as of the west part to ascend Chautha (3100m). Following an hour the valley unlock out into a pleasing pasture. You will maintain to the left stream awaiting a western tributary stick together it. Previous to getting Ghurchi Lagna, you will ascend up the fine gully on the north east grade and go round the north crossways a sequence of urging to turn up at Pine (2430m). Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 07: Trek to Rara Lake (3040m)
Rara Lake (3040m) is just 8 km west of Pine which is a short and pleasant trek with fine views to the North. Again you will pass the bridge and ascend to the hamlet of Jhari for about 700 m to arrive a low saddle in 2 hours. Rara Lake, the largest lake is noticeable straight from the North of the lumber. Here, you have to come down towards the meadows on the south side of the lake. You will be hiking for 2 hours towards the western part of the lake. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 08: Rest day and acclimatization
On the 8th day you will take some rest and explore the near surrounding of the Rara Lake as this lake was chosen as a National Park in 1975. It is strange to know the fact that it consumes 8 hours of walk encircling the lake. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 09: Trek to Ghorasain (3271m)
The trail keeps on progressing towards the south for next 200 m other than it is satisfying trail by way of distant outlook of the mountains. There is no surpass on this high ridge and the trail goes round to the south-east at an elevation of 3749m. The trail again moves downward by the east section of Chuchemara Danda. It is the sensible and vertical slide down to Ghorasain (3271m). Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 10: Trek to Sinja
From Ghorasain, nearby is a trail downward to the valley which uses nearly an hour throughout the forests to the pinnacle of the peak at 5351m. The trail afterward goes round south-east over the tall countryside of Lumas. There are superior observations to the south all along the Sinja valley. The trail takes a downward to Okharpati village on a far above the ground shelf to Mindrabali Gad. The slide down from Okharpati to Sinja takes away less than 2 hours. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 11: Trek to Chere Chaur (2987m)
Today you will follow the south bank by climbing up the edge (2865m) momentarily and again climbing down to the identical brook one more time. The trail fit tightly to the south side of the stream, the entire mode for an additional 9 km. The nature of the trail is twirls and rolls all along the stream however it is a nice trail amidst wooded area wilderness. Lastly, the trail moves downward along the east all along the stream and crossways new kilometers to Chere Chaur (2987m). Overnight at camp.
Day 12: Trek to Jumla
Chere Chaur is a charming Alpine grazing land anywhere flowers are in abundance all through the later summer. It offers finicky scenery of the Jumla town, the valley of Tila plus promoting than Chyakhure Lekh. The revisit to the town campsite is amusing tumble in deliberate stages. Overnight stay in a tented camp.
Day 13: Flight to Nepaljung, Kathmandu
On this day you will take a flight to Nepaljung and from there again take a flight to Kathmandu. From the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu you will be taken into the hotel to have some rest. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 14: Departure!!!!
This is the final day of your stay with us as per an itinerary. So, after checking out from the hotel you will then be transferred into the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu so that you can return your hometown or towards your desired destination.
- Airport Pickups and drops in a private vehicle
- Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
- 3 – Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
- Teahouse accommodation during the Trek
- All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner ) during the Trek
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Domestic Airfare (flight: Kathmandu- Nepaljung and Juphal- Kathmandu)
- An experience English –speaking and Government – licensed holder trek leader
- Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter)
- Staff Costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
- Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
- Special permit fee for restricted Area
- TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)
- All Local/Government Taxes
- Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company
- Nepal Visa fee
- International airfare to & from home town
- Excess baggage charges
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
- Tips and donations for guides and porters.
- Optional trips and sightseeing if extend
SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST
- 1 Pair of hiking boots
- 1 Medium size backpack
- 1 Day pack
- 1 Sleeping bag (20 C)
- 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
- 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
- 1 Inner sleeping sheet
- 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
- 1 Water bottle
- 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
- 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
- 2 Pairs light weight trousers
- 1 Pair shorts
- 1 Fleece / warm sweater
- 2 T-shirts
- 2 Pair’ light socks
- 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
- 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
- 1 Torch & spear batteries
- 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
- 1 Medium size towel
- 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
- Moleskin for blister
- Swiss type of army knife
- Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
- Personal medication.
- Underwear (including thermals)
- Warm hat/ gloves
- Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
- Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 20 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu.
Having spent 7 days with tourist link treks, I can honestly say that it was one of the most enjoyable, memorable life experiences I have ever had. It was my second time in Nepal and decided to go on a trekking/ jungle safari expedition. Wild is not the world. Although at times it was difficult and exhausting, I have n regrets in making the decision.
Last time I used tourist link treks services I took a tour around Tibet, which was out of this world. The service of the tour guides and their expertise knowledge of the areas we covered was amazing, and the team of people I was with was equally as great. Which is why I decided to use tourist link trek again for my next Nepalise adventure.
Since I had such a fun time on the last trip I decided to stick to trekking, and I’d heard from a friend of mine that the jungle safari was something that I would have really enjoyed. And they certainly were not wrong! I enjoyed every minute of it, and got some of the most amazing pictures I have ever taken. We rode on elephants for the duration of the time and came across wild like left right and center. Never have I been so close to these wild beings without there being some kind of cage, but being on top of an elephant I guess is the next safest thing lol..
So the safari was followed up AFTER the 25 days of trekking in Kanchenchunga, which as you can imagine was very tiring, but certainly enjoyable. The fresh air there was so nice, but my feet certainly payed the price. I had unfortunately acquired some rather large blisters on my right foot but carried on non the less. But let’s just say that I was relieved to spend the last part of the trip riding around on the back of an elephant lol..
All in all though I wouldn’t trade the experience I had with the team for anything! The people, the weather, the scenery was just simply amazing, and I feel that there are many more fun filled adventures to have with tourist link treks in the coming years, and I can’t wait!
Anna Nadia Bandura From Poland
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
Having always fantasized about visiting Tibet, I decided recently to make my wish a reality. Having visited Nepal before and done some different treks with different trekking companies, I stumbled across Tourist Link Treks & Expedition (P.) LTD. A friend of mine had recommended them as being the cheapest most reliable tour company out of many others, and since I valued his judgment greatly I decided to give them a shot. Well, I certainly was not disappointed to say the least. I couldn’t believe the quote I got from them with everything included. It was nearly half the price! Of what I’d plan to budget for. At first the offer sounded abit too good to be true, but going with my gut instincts, my friends advise and the warm friendly reception I was greeted with other the phone with them, I decided to go for it. The tour consisted of a direct flight to the neighboring mountains, and a trek around the peaks of the Tibetan peaks. I knew I was amongst one of the wonders of the world where I was and had my camera on stand by to capture some of the most breath taking shots I have ever taken. There where moments where time just seemed to stand still, where the wild life seemed so in balance with its surroundings that we appeared to blend into their eco system. No fear, no negative vibes, just being, for as far as the eye could reach. A translucent depiction of what life is supposed to be like, or how it once was. Something was telling me, ‘this is how its supposed to be’
When your amongst such beauty, caught in a realm of timelessness, it is easy to get lost in what it is your doing. And when the hand on my shoulder was softly felt by the guide, it was back to reality I stumbled to.
Joe wakefield From Uk
Saturday, November 4th, 2017
I had an awesome trip, great price the best guide (Nigma Sherpa) and very strong happy porter. I did EBC kala pather, Gokyo, Gokyo RI good food good accommodation. Learnt so much about the mountains, climbing the mountains, treated like a king. A very big thank you to Nigma sherpa always felt safe and in good hands thanks for organizing a great trip Hom at a great price.
Scott Blake From Australia
Thursday, June 15th, 2017
My hasband and i am from Germany , we booked the poonhill trek with Tourist Link Treks . Our guide Elmi was really great , he told us lot of about Nepali culture , the life in the hills and about the Flora and Fanna . He cared a lot about us and always went into the Kitchens in the tea houses where we stoped to eat and drink to check whether everthing was clean and well prepared .
Compared to the other guide , Elmi was really well prepared and equipment after the 4th day . I went sick and Elmi gave me medicine and managed to shorten our trip . He even carried my backpack when i was very weak . All we were very satisfied with our guide and the trek . The view from poonhill was amazing , Elmi explaned all the Mountain we could see . so it was a great pleasure and a very good choice
Best regards : Julia & Sascha Michely
julia & Sascha Michely From Germany
Saturday, December 27th, 2014
We , two girls of arround 25 from the Netherlands , booked the Langtang Trek with Tourist Link Trek . we hired a guide and a porter , who took a lot of work out of our hands . The Langtang Trek was very beautiful and our guide had a lot of hummer . He made a new plan when one of us had an injury (ankle) , which was very nice . He told us about local traditional , mountain , animals ,history and local alcohol .
Our porter was never tired , he walked from our endpoint back to carry our other bags .
In short , amazing trip , good organisation .
Kind regards , Maartje and emmely
Maartje Verhoeven and Emmely Vender Steen From Netherlands
Thursday, December 4th, 2014
Personally , i don't have that much experience with guide but i know that Raju is am 'A' calss guide , i'm almost certain that guy saved my life or ( my eyes feet etc ) my life times, he's a hardworking guy that will put all his effort on it to keep you going and to make you as comfortable as possible .
Handrik de peeker From Holland
Thursday, October 9th, 2014
To Hom and Niraj ,
Thank you for an excellent and memoriable journey to the Everest Base camp .The itinerary was well planned and guide is very knowledge and attractive .
This is a trip of A lifetime and worth every ....much thanks and until next time , Will zeng
Will Zeng From Australia
Saturday, September 13th, 2014
We had a trip organized by Tourist link from KTM to Langtang for 8 days . The price was excelent and we had great experience with our poter \ guide Elmi . He was a fantastic guide , helping us catch our bus in Ktm . All the way throught the trek until . We were back into Tourist link trek office in Ktm . Our trip was well organized , convenient and very enjoyable . I would recommend Tourist Link without a doubt !! Many Thanks
Mark Stanley armstrong From Canada
Friday, September 12th, 2014